Gregory John Clark
Gregory John Clark, 78, of Alexandria Township, NJ, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ.
Born April 20, 1943 in Summit, NJ, Gregory grew up in Chatham, NJ, and lived in Madison, NJ, and New Vernon, NJ, before settling in Alexandria Township, NJ in 2017. He graduated Chatham High School. Gregory served in the US Army and the Army National Guard, where he served during the Newark riots. He obtained his real estate license and in 1972 became broker of record for his business, Gregory J. Clark Realtors, in Madison, NJ. Gregory was semi-retired. He enjoyed watching Jeopardy and singing along with songs from the 1950’s and 1960’s. Gregory loved gardening, Kubota tractors, and was often seen tinkering with the stream or walking around the pond. He often talked about his previous 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport, which was white with a red interior. Most of all, Gregory enjoyed spending time with his family.
Son of the late Franklin and Myrtle (Jackson) Clark, Gregory is survived by his daughter Meghan Casey and her husband Alexander of Alexandria Township, NJ, his grandson Reid, and is also survived by many furry grandchildren. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 33 years, Margaret “Peggy” (Toris) Clark in 2010, as well as his brother Franklin L. Clark and his sister Meredith Ash.
The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 12-2 PM and 4-6 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. A funeral service will follow at 6 PM with Rev. Dr. Linda Erkert-Bullock officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.